Trigger / content warnings: Dear Sonali Dev, As is evident from its title, your recent novel, the start of a series about the Raje family, is a retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. I know what some readers of this review must be thinking: Does the world really need ... more >
OVERVIEW OF DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM Harlequin’s Romance Includes You Mentorship Initiative Supports Increased Diversity and Inclusion in Romance Publishing Mentorship opportunity aims to find new talent and bring more stories representing diverse and own voices to romance readers Toronto and New York, [July 10, 2019] — Today, Harlequin launched ... more >
Sirius and I both read accolades for Casey McQuiston’s debut, Red, White and Royal Blue, an m/m New Adult romance. We decided to review it together. – Janine What happens when America’s First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was ... more >
Dear Ms. Hoang, As I enjoyed The Kiss Quotient, I was eager to read your follow-up contemporary romance, The Bride Test (It is not necessary to read The Kiss Quotient first; The Bride Test stands on its own).
Dear Ms. Cho, Three and a half years ago, Sunita and I reviewed your first novel, a regency-set fantasy titled Sorcerer to the Crown. I liked it enough to request an ARC of the sequel, The True Queen. I have to admit, though, that I was a little apprehensive because ... more >
Dear Ms. Chokshi, A YA fantasy about a heist set in Belle Epoque Paris sounded like exactly my cup of tea, so I happily requested an ARC of The Gilded Wolves after hearing about it. The novel, set in an alternate universe in 1889, begins with a theft. In this ... more >